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BRE has published "The cost of poor housing to the NHS - Briefing Paper" looking at how poor quality housing impacts on health.
Construction Lawyer Najma Dunnett takes a look at the legal considerations of CDM 2015.
BRE competition offers up to £50,000 to support the development of solutions to accurately and quickly measure heat loss from solid walls.
The RIBA has published 'Ten principles for procuring better outcomes' in response to the new Public Contracts Regulations.
CIRIA’s susdrain project has published an infographic giving an overview of the drivers and benefits of sustainable urban drainage systems.
4 entries for the Nine Elms to Pimlico bridge competition have been invited to take part in the next stage.
Around the web
Russia plans superhighway linking London and New York
Constructing a better future
Construction Industry Council publishes pre-election briefing.
Highways England sets out how it will deliver its strategic outcomes for the next 5 years.
Chancellor unveils 502 churches which will receive a share of the Listed Places of Worship Roof Repair Fund.
Designers of the future
The Design Council sets out seven ways to improve design education.
French roof law
France passes law requiring roofs constructed in commercial zones to be partially covered by solar panels or plants.
A range of respirators has been launched to protect builders with beards.
The new campus-less London School of Architecture (LSA) has opened for applications.
Bluetooth-enabled safety vest incorporates light emitting diodes that warn workers if they are approaching hazards.
Community pub day
Ministers announce a package of measures to protect the Great British Pub.
- In case you missed it - a fascinating @CMnewsandviews insight into BIM uptake around the world. http://t.co/xIuvuB5rt2
- #CDM2015 should you consider appointing a CDM co-ordinator as a subconsultant? http://t.co/ax89bORCjR
- RT @CMBIMPLUS: Who's keeping an eye on your database? asks Steve Race @PapaRace01 http://t.co/mzilKNqKSj http://t.co/QJFGYG7Gad
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